Single Undergraduate Psychology Courses
At CalSouthern, you have the option of enrolling in a course without committing to a degree program. It’s a fantastic way to get a feel for the CalSouthern online learning experience before enrolling. You can apply the credits you earn to a CalSouthern bachelor’s degree program, or, since CalSouthern is regionally accredited, the credits are readily transferable into a bachelor’s program at another institution, as well.* Or, maybe you simply want to gain college-level knowledge and expertise in a topic area of interest to you.
Choose from any of the undergraduate courses in CalSouthern’s School of Psychology. A vast selection of subjects are available, on topics as diverse as cognition and the brain, addiction, abnormal psychology, marriage and family therapy and business psychology.
Getting started is quick and easy. No entrance exams are required and you don’t have to provide official transcripts. Courses start every month and you’ll never encounter a closed course or waiting list!
*Although credits from regionally accredited institutions like CalSouthern are readily accepted by other universities, acceptance is at the discretion of the receiving institution.
PSY 2403 Ethical and Professional Issues
This course describes the legal, ethical and professional issues facing the human services worker. This is an introductory course in ethics; designed both to provide a general overview in regard to psychology and related fields and to prepare undergraduate learners for more advanced coursework in the areas of ethics and law in the helping professions. The focus of study is on teaching ethical, decision-making and on increasing awareness of the complexities inherent in practice.
- Evaluate course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
- Examine the code of ethics
- Illustrate legal and ethical issues in clinical context
- Demonstrate an understanding of multicultural and diversity issues
- Explain confidentiality, consent, boundaries and risk assessment
- Recognize the need for clinical supervision and consultation
- Describe community mental health and social justice
- Evaluate and incorporate emerging relevant technologies applicable to the field of psychology
- Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
- Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology